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" We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him... "
Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a Residence with ... - Page 75
by Thomas Medwin - 1824 - 304 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er hi* head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...half of our heavy task was done, • When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring} ' And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 59

Edmund Burke - History - 1818
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on tht/billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has hud him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring; And we heard...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er kfc »». And we far away on the butow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone. And o'er his cold...him , But nothing hell reck, if they let him sleep him «" In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of his spirit's that gone1. And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they'll let him sleep on In the grave whore a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done,...
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Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States: In the Years 1813 ...

Mordecai Manuel Noah - Africa, North - 1819 - 431 pages
...nor in shroud we bound him, But he lay like a warrior takmg his rest, AVi'li his martial cloak around him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...tread e'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's goirc, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, But nothing he'll...But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random guq, That the foe was suddenly...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - 1821
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...But half of our heavy task Was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; And we heard by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821
...the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of onr heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring ; • And we heard by the distant...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...That the foe and the stranger would tread on his head, And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the Spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...But nothing he'll reck if they let him sleep on, In tim grave where a Briton has laid him. But half our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, . , . And we far away on the billow. Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold...him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep or., In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock...
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